Have you got growth mindset fatigue yet? It probably takes about 18 months to really set in. The main symptoms include an early euphoria and enthusiasm after reading Carol Dweck’s book ‘Mindset, closely followed by assemblies telling students that they can improve and praising their effort, and finally culminating in a bit of frustration in their slow progress and your desire for more practical strategies.
Welcome to 2017. This is the year that you are going to change for the better, right? People love to set goals. It can help us feel motivated and focused. Unfortunately for us, there is such a big gap between intention and action that many of our new year’s resolutions fall by the wayside. This blog looks at why this is the case and what you can do about it.